Lt. Gov. Green: Recent uptick in COVID-19 cases the result of ‘people gathering and not being quite safe enough’

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Gordon Gonzales looks at his phone while waiting in line outside the post office in Pahoa on Monday, March 29, 2021. The Pahoa post office has seen increased wait times since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lt. Gov. Josh Green said Monday that the recent uptick in COVID-19 cases in Hawaii reflects increased activity among residents as restrictions are lifted.